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Staying Healthy Down the Stretch By: Eric Wilkinson, M.D.

By: Eric Wilkinson, M.D. DHR Health Orthopedic Institute As an Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, I love the fall sports season. Instinctively I think...

How do I know if I have arthritis, a sprain, or a fracture?

By: Dr. Patrick Sander DHR Health Orthopedic Institute Arthritis, sprains, and broken bones all have one thing in common. They each cause pain. It would be...

Modern Medicine’s Triumph Over Tendinopathy: A Multifaceted Approach

By: Sujan Gogu, DO, FAAFP CAQ Sports Medicine CAQ Pain Medicine DHR Health Sports Medicine Tendinopathy, a chronic condition characterized by tendon degeneration, has long plagued athletes,...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A time to learn about breast cancer risk factors and...

By: Sarada Gummadi, MD DHR Health Oncology Institute According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the world...

What do I need to know about hypertension?

By Dr. Christian Avalos DHR Health Heart Institute In the United States, the lifetime risk of developing hypertension is very high, thus making it the most...

“The Clinic” Family Practice in Weslaco Now Open on Saturday Mornings

“The Clinic” offers minimal wait times, accepts walk-in patients Weslaco – Valley residents can now see a healthcare provider on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m....

National Suicide Prevention Month

By: Jose E. Igoa, M.D. DHR Health Behavioral Hospital September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a public-health issue and is a leading cause...

Understanding Prostate Cancer: Risks, Prevention, and Comprehensive Care at DHR Health

By: Dr. David G. Alonzo DHR Health Urology Institute Prostate cancer is a prevalent issue that affects many men around the world. To shed light on...

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Highlighting the Importance of Early Detection and Comprehensive...

By: Lyuba Levine, MD, FACOG, FSGO DHR Health Oncology Institute Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the ovary begin to multiply out of control and...

Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco Achieves 5 Stars in Medicare Ratings

Knapp is the only hospital in the Valley to receive 5 stars; reflects high level of healthcare provided by Knapp physicians and employees for...